Below you will find suggestions about how to fund raise for your organization. Look at the left menu item to find out about funding resources on campus.
Your organization may decide that fundraising is a good way to raise money for your group. Here are a few important things to remember when you are organizing a fundraiser:
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Student organization funding may come from many different sources. Some organizations institute dues or participation fees, host fundraisers or solicit funding from many places including those listed below. Student organization fundraising activities being held on campus must be reported through the student organization database. The Student Events & Activities Center can provide ideas for successful fundraisers.
How you manage your funds is often dependant on your funding source. For funds that student organizations directly raise through dues, fundraisers, etc, the Memorial Union provides access to a student organization Funds in Trust (FIT) account (information below). For all other funding sources, contact that budget authority to identify appropriate use and documentation of money expendatures.
Memorial Union Accounting Office
The MU Accounting Office provides the following services:
Accepts and records deposits of organization’s funds
Processes requests for checks to pay bill
Issues cash reimbursements
Keeps a running balance of organizational funds
Provides a monthly online statement on the status of your account
Provides cash boxes for student organization events
Having an account with the MU does not put restrictions on the use of your money, and it is an excellent resource for record keeping and money management.
If you have already set up your MU account, you can access it using the following link:
The trick to accessing this page is that you have to be within the campus firewall (i.e. accessing any campus-networked computer or accessing the campus network remotely). Computers in residence halls, labs, the library, and public spaces (including the MU) should have access to the campus network.
The MU Accounting Office is located in MU 215 and is open Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. For further information stop by or call 541.737.2306.